Tesla says it plans software update amid vehicle fire investigation

Tesla says it plans software update amid vehicle fire investigation

Tesla Inc said on Thursday that it would roll out a software update to protect batteries while it conducts an investigation into incidents in which its vehicles caught fire.

FILE PHOTO: A Tesla logo is seen in Los Angeles
FILE PHOTO: A Tesla logo is seen in Los Angeles, California U.S. January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

SHANGHAI: Tesla Inc said on Thursday that it would roll out a software update to protect batteries while it conducts an investigation into incidents in which its vehicles caught fire.

In a statement, Tesla said the software update will revise charge and thermal management settings on the company's Model S and Model X vehicles.

(Reporting by Andrew Galbraith; editing by Richard Pullin)

Source: Reuters

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